Speaking Tangentially

Mathematics, Science
A series of talks and lectures from Oxford Mathematicians exploring the power and beauty of their subject. These talks would appeal to anyone interested in mathematics and its ever-growing range of applications from medicine to economics and beyond.
Speaking Tangentially
Numbers: The Irrationality of √2

For the first episode of Speaking Tangentially, Cecelia teaches her friends about the proof of the irrationality of √2. Listen in to hear about how this proof works and how it con be represented through geometry!

Podcast Details


28 Oct 2019

Release Period


Avg. Duration

15 min

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